19
Apr

Resources I Use as a Freelance Web Developer

Web Developer Resources Being a freelancer has a lot of great benefits.  A downside though is being isolated from other developers and not getting to "chat around the water cooler".  I'm sharing online productivity tools that I use to help my freelance business be successful. If you have anything to add, let me know. Freshbooks I've been a Freshbooks customer
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18
Mar

Clear Browser Cache

How to clear your browser cache While building websites, I often tell my clients to clear their browser cache  ("CASH") as changes are made during the development process. Often the response, is "How do I do that?". I will explain here. What is a browser cache? A cache is a "container" or temporary location on your local computer that your
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15
Feb

New WordPress Vulnerability, Thousands of Website Effected – Update Now

New WordPress Vulnerability Feb. 2017 A new WordPress vulnerability was found in the past weeks that has caused tens of thousands of websites to get hacked. If you are running WordPress version 4.7.0 or  4.7.1., upgrade to 4.7.2, upgrade your WordPress code NOW. WordPress 4.4 introduced the JSON REST API. For WordPress developers, this is a useful feature.  Most WordPress websites
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23
Feb

Hiring a Freelancer – A Question of Trust

Hiring a Trustworthy Freelance Programmer People contact me because they need web programming services.  They're looking for a freelance programmer, because most small business websites do not need an in house dedicated web developer. I almost never meet a client in person, often I do not even speak to them on the phone.  Communicating over email works well for me.
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